Category Archives: THQ
Mon, Oct 21, 2013 | 14:50 BST
Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine fell foul of scheduling conflicts and THQ’s bankruptcy before two further parts in the intended trilogy could be developed, meaning players never got to find out what befell Captain Titus. Now there’s no need to use your imagination, as director Raphael van Lierop has discussed where he planned to take the story.
Thu, Oct 10, 2013 | 01:29 BST
Fri, Aug 23, 2013 | 18:37 BST
It’s been four months since Nordic Games forked out $4.9 million for a handful of ex-THQ properties. The Austrian-based company is still working to complete the transaction, and this means it might be a fair while before we see new instalments in any of the acquired series’.
Tue, Aug 06, 2013 | 08:20 BST
Although she is full of praise for Saints Row’s inclusivity, associate producer Kate Nelson has publicly criticised THQ’s use of porn stars in marketing the franchise.
Wed, Jul 17, 2013 | 04:14 BST
Bloomberg is reporting that U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Mary F. Walrath has approved of THQ’s liquidation plan, which involves using the $72 million they made from the sale of their assets, like the studio Volition and game Metro: Last Light, at auction earlier this year to pay a portion of what they owe to creditors, which is way more than that amount.
Tue, Jul 16, 2013 | 23:52 BST
Unlike THQ stablemates South Park: The Stick of Truth and Metro: Last Light, the WWE game license didn’t go to auction; Take-Two picked it up straight from WWE itself during the bankruptcy proceedings. And the folks at independent Japanese developer Yuke’s say that whole ordeal didn’t affect what they were working on — what is now known as WWE 2K14 — all that much.
Wed, Jul 10, 2013 | 08:46 BST
Sega is in the process of suing bankrupt publisher THQ to the tune of $941,710.93 over Company of Heroes 2 pre-orders on Steam.
Tue, Jul 09, 2013 | 09:32 BST
1666 was going to be the next big thing, according to Assassin’s Creed creator Patrice Désilets.
Wed, Jun 19, 2013 | 05:54 BST
Nordic Games can’t tell us what it’s going to do with Darksiders, Red Faction and the many other ex-THQ properties it picked up in April because it still hasn’t taken possession of all of them.
Thu, May 16, 2013 | 15:14 BST
Thu, May 16, 2013 | 01:47 BST
Ukrainian developer 4A Games made Metro Last Light with a fraction of the budget of competing titles, working under conditions which would be cause for a lawsuit in the west.
Tue, May 14, 2013 | 16:10 BST
Former THQ exec Danny Bilson discusses his new project, and tells VG247′s Dave Cook why transmedia will raise standards in narrative and engagement going into the next generation.
Mon, May 13, 2013 | 12:10 BST
Danny Bilson has discussed his short spell at THQ, the collapse of the company and his efforts to help turn the ship around amid stormy waters in a new interview.
Mon, May 13, 2013 | 09:17 BST
Double Fine boss Tim Schafer has said the developer wants to re-acquire the distribution rights for Costume Quest and Stacking – for emotional reasons, not financial ones.
Thu, May 09, 2013 | 15:10 BST
Former THQ executive VP for core games Danny Bilson closed out Game Horizon today with keynote, in which he announced a project he has in the works similar to Syfy and Trion’s Defiance.
Thu, May 09, 2013 | 06:20 BST
Patrice Désilets has said over Twitter that he wasn’t the only developer fired by Ubisoft yesterday.
Mon, May 06, 2013 | 03:09 BST
Some sor of video game tie in to Guillermo del Toro’s Pacific Rim is inbound, it seems.
Thu, May 02, 2013 | 23:37 BST
Ubisoft has confirmed that South Park: The Stick of Truth is expected to release this year.
Fri, Apr 26, 2013 | 17:45 BST
Thu, Apr 25, 2013 | 10:24 BST
THQ has filed Form 8-K with the SEC regarding the recent acquisitions during its Chapter 11 Section 363 auction reported earlier this week.